Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 686 597
Rank change year-on-year -47 -89 -38
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 493 520 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.56% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 353 382 768
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,213
90th Percentile £74,350 £70,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96,165 92,934 104,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.00% 55.05% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80,265 78,947 90,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 477 £47,500 +11.76% 36
UK excluding London -119 247 £42,500 +6.25% 23
London +57 232 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East +4 92 £45,000 +7.78% 11
Midlands +21 73 £34,500 -13.75% 3
West Midlands +20 61 £32,500 -18.75% 2
North of England -68 30 £45,000 +16.88% 2
South West -31 27 £39,500 +25.40% 2
North West -43 23 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -49 19 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands +1 12 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Scotland -50 5 £35,000 -15.15% 3
North East - 4 - -
Yorkshire -10 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 301 (61.05%) Windows
2 251 (50.91%) PowerShell
3 239 (48.48%) SQL
3 239 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 204 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 174 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 158 (32.05%) Active Directory
7 147 (29.82%) C#
7 147 (29.82%) Windows Server
8 138 (27.99%) .NET
8 138 (27.99%) SCCM
9 123 (24.95%) VMware
10 115 (23.33%) VB
11 112 (22.72%) Windows 10
12 98 (19.88%) Finance
13 95 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
14 93 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
14 93 (18.86%) Windows 7
15 92 (18.66%) HTML
15 92 (18.66%) Microsoft Office
16 91 (18.46%) ITIL
17 84 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 81 (16.43%) Degree
19 77 (15.62%) Office 365
20 76 (15.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 74 (15.01%) ASP.NET
22 70 (14.20%) Oracle
23 69 (14.00%) Java
24 63 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
25 60 (12.17%) Computer Science

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (9.74%) IIS
2 35 (7.10%) MS Exchange
3 25 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.84%) Apache
6 13 (2.64%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.43%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.43%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.62%) CMS
8 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.22%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.22%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.22%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.81%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.81%) Confluence
11 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (18.66%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (5.27%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.20%) Movex
4 1 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.20%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 77 (15.62%) Office 365
2 38 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.62%) IaaS
4 8 (1.62%) SaaS
5 6 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.61%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.61%) GitHub
8 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.61%) Twilio
9 2 (0.41%) G Suite
9 2 (0.41%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.34%) DNS
2 33 (6.69%) DHCP
3 32 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 30 (6.09%) LAN
5 29 (5.88%) WAN
6 23 (4.67%) Firewall
6 23 (4.67%) HTTP
6 23 (4.67%) SAN
7 17 (3.45%) Intranet
8 16 (3.25%) Network Security
9 13 (2.64%) VoIP
10 12 (2.43%) Extranet
10 12 (2.43%) VLAN
11 11 (2.23%) Kerberos
11 11 (2.23%) VPN
12 10 (2.03%) NAS
13 8 (1.62%) Internet
13 8 (1.62%) SSL
14 6 (1.22%) Wireshark
15 5 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 76 (15.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (10.14%) MySQL
4 45 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (5.27%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.43%) MS Access
8 12 (2.43%) Siebel EIM
9 11 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.42%) Big Data
11 7 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.42%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 6 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 28 (5.68%) HP UFT
1 28 (5.68%) JIRA
1 28 (5.68%) Selenium
2 25 (5.07%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.25%) MSI
6 15 (3.04%) SoapUI
6 15 (3.04%) WinDbg
7 14 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (2.43%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.03%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.03%) InstallShield
10 10 (2.03%) JUnit
10 10 (2.03%) Maven
11 9 (1.83%) Ant
11 9 (1.83%) Subversion
11 9 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 98 (19.88%) Finance
2 30 (6.09%) Retail
3 26 (5.27%) Advertising
4 18 (3.65%) Banking
5 16 (3.25%) Legal
6 10 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.42%) Front Office
9 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) Law
11 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) French Language
12 2 (0.41%) Marketing
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (20.08%) Developer
2 70 (14.20%) Analyst
3 56 (11.36%) .NET Developer
4 53 (10.75%) C# Developer
5 45 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (8.32%) Support Analyst
7 39 (7.91%) Desktop Support
7 39 (7.91%) Software Developer
8 38 (7.71%) Administrator
8 38 (7.71%) SCCM Engineer
9 34 (6.90%) Architect
9 34 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (6.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 31 (6.29%) Support Engineer
11 28 (5.68%) Applications Support
11 28 (5.68%) C# Software Developer
12 24 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.67%) Senior Developer
14 22 (4.46%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (27.99%) .NET
2 92 (18.66%) HTML
3 74 (15.01%) ASP.NET
4 57 (11.56%) jQuery
5 43 (8.72%) CSS
6 41 (8.32%) Web Services
7 40 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 37 (7.51%) SOAP
9 30 (6.09%) XML
10 28 (5.68%) REST
11 19 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (3.25%) Entity Framework
13 13 (2.64%) Classic ASP
13 13 (2.64%) JSON
13 13 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (2.23%) HTML5
15 10 (2.03%) AngularJS
15 10 (2.03%) LDAP
15 10 (2.03%) SailPoint
16 9 (1.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.17%) Computer Science
2 51 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (8.72%) Data Centre
5 24 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.64%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.64%) Clustering
7 13 (2.64%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.23%) PKI
9 10 (2.03%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.03%) User Experience
9 10 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.83%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.42%) PMI
11 7 (1.42%) Replication
12 6 (1.22%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.01%) Blog
14 4 (0.81%) CMDB
14 4 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 301 (61.05%) Windows
2 147 (29.82%) Windows Server
3 112 (22.72%) Windows 10
4 93 (18.86%) Windows 7
5 63 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (11.36%) Linux
7 50 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (5.88%) Unix
9 8 (1.62%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.62%) Solaris
10 6 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.41%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.41%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Android
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
3 91 (18.46%) ITIL
4 59 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (11.16%) Test Automation
6 51 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 51 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 33 (6.69%) ERP
8 30 (6.09%) Configuration Management
8 30 (6.09%) SDLC
9 28 (5.68%) Customer Requirements
9 28 (5.68%) Presales
10 27 (5.48%) PRINCE2
11 26 (5.27%) Project Management
12 23 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (4.67%) ETL
13 22 (4.46%) Migration
13 22 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (4.46%) TDD
14 20 (4.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 251 (50.91%) PowerShell
2 239 (48.48%) SQL
3 174 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 147 (29.82%) C#
5 115 (23.33%) VB
6 69 (14.00%) Java
7 47 (9.53%) T-SQL
8 40 (8.11%) Python
9 32 (6.49%) C++
10 26 (5.27%) VB.NET
11 18 (3.65%) Perl
11 18 (3.65%) VBA
12 17 (3.45%) Ruby
13 15 (3.04%) Bash Shell
13 15 (3.04%) Groovy
14 13 (2.64%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.43%) C
15 12 (2.43%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.83%) Jython
17 8 (1.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 84 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (16.43%) Degree
3 58 (11.76%) MCSE
4 49 (9.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (9.74%) MCP
6 20 (4.06%) Security Cleared
7 18 (3.65%) MCSA
7 18 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.64%) MCITP
9 12 (2.43%) CCNA
9 12 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.43%) PMI Certification
10 11 (2.23%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.83%) CCNP
12 8 (1.62%) ISEB
13 7 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.22%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.01%) PMP
16 4 (0.81%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.11%) QA
2 11 (2.23%) SLA
3 8 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 158 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 49 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 27 (5.48%) BitLocker
6 14 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.64%) vSphere
8 10 (2.03%) XenApp
9 7 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (1.22%) Docker
11 4 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (0.81%) pfSense
12 3 (0.61%) ACF2
12 3 (0.61%) NDS
12 3 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 3 (0.61%) RACF
12 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 138 (27.99%) SCCM
2 25 (5.07%) WSUS
3 17 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (3.04%) SCOM
5 13 (2.64%) HP ALM
6 12 (2.43%) Perfmon
7 10 (2.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 10 (2.03%) SCOrch
7 10 (2.03%) WMI
8 9 (1.83%) CA Service Virtualization
8 9 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (1.62%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 7 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.42%) vRealize
11 6 (1.22%) Control-M
11 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 239 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 123 (24.95%) VMware
3 70 (14.20%) Oracle
4 59 (11.97%) HP
5 39 (7.91%) Cisco
5 39 (7.91%) Citrix
6 30 (6.09%) SAP
7 26 (5.27%) Epicor
7 26 (5.27%) Sage
8 24 (4.87%) IFS
8 24 (4.87%) Infor
9 21 (4.26%) Siebel
10 17 (3.45%) iManage
10 17 (3.45%) Tableau
11 15 (3.04%) Symantec
12 14 (2.84%) Apple
12 14 (2.84%) CA
12 14 (2.84%) CommVault
13 12 (2.43%) Google
14 11 (2.23%) Ivanti